Construction on Newport’s new indoor Aquatic Center is making good progress behind City Hall, and adjacent to the city’s Recreation Center. The big recreational addition to the city is said to be on schedule with completion estimated in either December of January. In the meantime city recreation employees are on the phones trying to attract statewide swim meets to schedule their events at the new pool which will be ready no later than shortly after the first of the year.
Photographer Bill Posner has been keeping a running view of the progress. Here’s what it looked like on Tuesday of this week. It’s certainly starting to take shape!